inotify_rm_watch — remove an existing watch from an inotify instance
the watch associated with the watch descriptor
wd from the inotify instance
associated with the file descriptor
Removing a watch causes an
IN_IGNORED event to be generated for this
watch descriptor. (See inotify(7).)
inotify_rm_watch() returns zero. On error,
−1 is returned and
is set to indicate the cause of the error.
fd is not a
valid file descriptor.
The watch descriptor
wd is not valid; or
fd is not an
inotify file descriptor.
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